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Cheese Board Mishloach Manot

Spread the Cheer this Purim!!! I was so excited when Tamar of Joy of Kosher asked me to design a Mishloach Manot using Natural and Kosher Cheeses. I have always thought that a cheese board would make a great Mishloach … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Photography by Todd Trice Fun to make and fun to eat, this idea is perfect for that cold, frosty winter day. Design your chocolate on a stick, swirl in boiling hot milk, then watch how it transforms into a luscious, … Continue reading

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18 Great Hanukkah Activities

One of the high”lights” of Hanukkah is the opportunity to get together with friends and family. With eight days of Hanukkah (and lots of time off from school for the children) many of us find ourselves doing lots and lots of entertaining. Of … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Party Menorah Contest

Each year by our family Hanukkah party, aside from the standard routine, we try to bring a new activity to keep it exciting and fun for the children and adults alike. Last years addition (which was a huge hit) was … Continue reading


The Re”marker”able Menorah

No more dried out markers for you with this Re”marker”able Menorah! What a genius idea! For this menorah, marker covers are set in Plaster of Paris, creating a fantastic marker organizer.You can be sure you wont ever lose a marker cover again! … Continue reading

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Magnetic Bracelet Kits

As a craft stylist, I often get requests for ideas for craft activities suitable for parties. Although I’ve been directing craft programs, and writing craft related articles for quite some time now, I have found this request somewhat tricky. As  … Continue reading


Cute and Easy Mishloach Manot for Kids and Teens

Here are some adorable, yet simple ideas for your children to prepare for their friends. Assorted nosh in a small clear pillow box GUMBALL NECKLACE For directions go to my gumballnecklace post Colorful gumballs on an artist palette Coffee and danish … Continue reading


Granola Mishloach Manot

It’s all in the Bag! Too much nosh on Purim?! (How’s that for a rhetorical question!?) Try this healthy Mishloach Manot as an alternative. This delicious granola mix is sure to be a hit. Presented in this “stay fresh” bag, complimented by … Continue reading


Biscotti Mishloach Manot

Barnetts Biscotti is the perfect addition to any Mishloach Manot. Handmade and prepackaged elegantly in a variety of box sizes, these biscotti are a pleasure to give (and even more so, a pleasure to receive!)A friend of mine incorporated them in her Mishloach Manot … Continue reading


Apple Green Mishaloach Manot

For this Mishloach Manot think green! I designed this simple yet classy Mishloach Manot for a friend of mine, and the critics said it was rather ap”peal”ing”! Yes, when I say simple-I mean simple!! You will need: Three green apples … Continue reading